Huston Park Wilderness

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Huston Park Wilderness

Huston Park Wilderness lies within the Medicine Bow National Forest in Wyoming, is managed by the U.S. Forest Service and is located on the Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District.

The United States Congress designated Huston Park Wilderness in 1984 and it has a total of 30,588 acres.

The terrain rises to an elevation of 10,500 feet and contains alpine bogs, spruce-fir, lodgepole pine and aspen forests. The Huston Park Trail (12 miles), augment of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, traverses the wilderness and offers panoramic, high-country views.

Trails/Trailheads that access the Huston Park Wilderness include:

Select 'Hiking' on the Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District Recreation page for a complete list of trails.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Primary access is on Hwy 70 at Continental Divide.
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Encampment, Wyoming
Water: Treat all non-potable water before consuming.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District

General Information

General Notes:

Topo maps

Forest Service Topography Maps: These maps overlay Forest Service assets, such as roads, trails, and campgrounds, on USGS's topographic maps. They are available for download by quadrangle.

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National Forest Store: Offers a full, nationwide selection of National Forest, Ranger District, Wilderness, and Specialty Maps for purchase online or by phone, fax, and mail.

Go to for additional maps and information about Wilderness.


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